Huawei Ascend Y550

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Basic use

How to write text

Text input is used in many of the phone functions, such as notes and messages.

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You can select a number of settings when keying in text.
The following steps show you how to change writing language, turn on word suggestion and write text.
Add writing language
Press Settings.
Press All.
Press Language & input.
Press the field next to "Swype for Huawei" until the function is turned off.
Press Google Keyboard.
Press Input languages.
Press Use system language until the function is turned off.
Press the required language until it's selected.
Press the Return key.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Turn on word suggestion
Press Show correction suggestions.
Press Always show.
Press the Return key.
When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
How to write text
The following steps require that you're writing text and that the keypad is visible.
Write text
Press the language icon to select the required language.
Press the letters to key in the required word.
A number of words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Press and hold the word suggestion in the middle to see more suggestions.
Press the required word to insert it.
The language icon is only available if you've added at least two writing languages, see step 2.
Write numbers and symbols
Press ?123.
Press the required numbers or the required symbols.
Press =\‹ to see more symbols.
Press ABC to return to text input.
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